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If you chose to assert your ego in any number of ways, ‘I am going to do it my way,’ you pay a small steady price throughout the whole of your professional career. And this, over a whole lifetime, adds up to an enormous amount of needless trouble.


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If there is a reason to not conform, present it productively. If it's perceived as egotistical, it's not productive.